The San Diego and Imperial Counties Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) has selected the Superior Court of California in San Diego for a 2018 Outstanding Award. This year's award recipients will be honored on May 24th, 2018.
On January 11th, 2018, SOM's San Francisco office will host a panel discussion in partnership with AIA San Francisco and the Judicial Council of California. The goal of the event is to discuss the current portfolio and project objectives of the Judicial Council, and to provide an overview of its upcoming architectural service solicitations.
Three SOM projects—the United States Courthouse in Los Angeles, India Basin in San Francisco, and San Diego Central Courthouse—were honored in the 2017 Architect's Newspaper Best of Design Awards. The fifth annual awards program highlighted projects in 42 categories.
On October 31st, 2017, SOM Directors Javier Arizmendi and Steven Sobel will present at the Academy of Architecture for Justice Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio. The two will discuss their work on the San Diego Central Courthouse for the Superior Court of California.
A dedication ceremony for San Diego Central Courthouse took place on June 5th, 2017. Slated to open on July 17th, the SOM-designed courthouse will consolidate San Diego County’s criminal trial, family, and civil courts into a 22-story tower in the downtown area of the city.
Los Angeles Times reports on the new San Diego Central Courthouse, where a dedication ceremony was hosted on June 5th, 2017. SOM's Javier Arizmendi comments on the courthouse, which replaces three court properties in the downtown area.
The San Diego Union-Tribune recently toured the new state courthouse now being built in the city's downtown. Just over a year away from completion, the 22-story building is the largest project in California's multi-year campaign to upgrade court facilities throughout the state.
SOM’s vision for the San Diego Central Courthouse becomes reality in this video of its foundation being poured. Project contractor Rudolph and Sletten, which captured the undertaking, recently presented the time-lapse video to the National Association of Women in Construction alongside members of the design team.
Officials gathered today for a groundbreaking ceremony for the new San Diego Superior Courthouse, designed by SOM. The project will consolidate multiple facilities in the downtown area, including the County Courthouse, the Family Courthouse, and the Madge Bradley Courthouse, which are currently overcrowded and unsafe.
San Diego will break ground next month on its most expensive public office building ever: the $555.5-million San Diego Central Courthouse. The 22-story facility will replace an obsolete county courthouse that opened 53 years ago.
Six SOM projects have won American Architectural Awards, which recognize exemplary work in architecture, interiors, landscape, and urban planning in the United States and abroad.
The SOM partners announced the launch of a new design studio as part of their growing West Coast practice. Leading the new studio are three former SOM architects: Michael Mann, Paul Danna, and Jose Luis Palacios.